It will be the third time the Springfield, N.J. club has hosted the major tournament. It was also announced that Baltusrol will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023. The PGA of America announced on June 29th that Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023…
Brian Baldwin has embraced every opportunity that’s been presented to him since beginning to work in private clubs—and his successful response to each earned his appointment as the first Assistant General Manager in the history of Baltusrol Golf Club.
The 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management Awards were honored during a reception, dinner and ceremony on March 3 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.
Konnect is located on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, around the corner from Rockefeller Center, with about 5,000 square feet of usable space and featuring eight hitting bays, as well as craft beers and an extensive food menu. Memberships are offered for $500/year and plans are also in place to host Wall Street outings and high-school golf team practices.
The 2017 winners of the Excellence in Club Management Awards, co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business. McMahon Group, Inc., the St. Louis-based consulting firm, and Club & Resort Business have announced the 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards, established in 1997 by the McMahon Group and co-sponsored…
Anthony L. Williams, CGCS, Director of Golf and Landscape Operations of TPC Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club in Irving, Texas, has been chosen as the Overall and National Private recipient, while Jay Neunsinger of Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek, Calif., is the National Public course winner, and Scott Main, CGCS, Mauna Kea…
New directors elected to the NCA board for three-year terms are Tom Bennison, ClubCorp USA, Inc.; Luke O’Boyle, CCM, CCE, Chevy Chase (Md.) Club; Nick Sidorakis, CCM, Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Okla.; and Robert L. Smith, II, Venable, LLP, Washington, D.C.
In order to receive the Club Managers Association of America’s Certified Club Manager designation, one must complete education requirements, attend at least one World Conference on Club Management, maintain activity within their local chapter, and pass an exam.
Fountaine succeeds Doug Steffen, PGA, under whom he was an Assistant Professional at the Springfield, N.J. club from 2010 to 2014. Most recently Fountaine was the Head Golf Professional at Arcola CC, and he has also worked in golf pro positions at Old Sandwich GC, The Dye Preserve, Red Tail GC and Binghamton CC.
Behind the scenes of Jimmy Walker’s dramatic win at this year’s PGA Championship was the equally compelling—but not as surprising—tale of how the storied New Jersey club once again met all challenges to reinforce its preeminence as a major venue.
Courses in Rockland County, N.Y. are being required to cut water usage by at least 10 percent in a measure that one superintendent sees as “the wave of the future.” In central Massachusetts, clubs are enjoying good business levels but have growing concern about course conditions.
A Mad Men-themed social event at Baltusrol Golf Club earned high marks from members.
The 2014 honorees through the prestigious awards co-sponsored by Club & Resort Business and the McMahon Group—Christine Pooler of Merion GC; Mark Bado of Kansas City CC, and Gerald Marvel of The Club at UK’s Spindletop Hall, along with “Rising Star Award” winner Nick Markel of The Country Club (Pepper Pike, Ohio)—were recognized at an Awards Dinner held at the San Antonio Country Club.
The 2014 honorees through the prestigious awards co-sponsored by Club & Resort Business and the McMahon Group include Christine Pooler of Merion GC; Mark Bado of Kansas City CC, and Gerald Marvel of The Club at Spindletop Hall (University of Kentucky). They will be recognized, along with “Rising Star Award” winner Nick Markel of The Country Club (Pepper Pike, Ohio), at an Awards Dinner held at the San Antonio Country Club on Tuesday, March 10.
The Springfield, N.J., club, host of the 2016 PGA Championship, is the fourth golf facility to achieve the designation, joining Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort, Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa., and Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club.